Morocco to axe law allowing rapists to go free if they marry their victim

Women's rights groups welcome change in penal code after suicide of 16-year-old who was forced to marry her alleged rapist Nearly a year after Morocco was shocked by the suicide of a 16-year-old girl who was forced to marry her alleged rapist , the government has announced plans to change the penal code to outlaw the traditional practice. Women's rights activists on Tuesday welcomed the …
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